[ noun ] a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
"he gave it a flick with his finger" or "he felt the flick of a whip"
Used in print(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Angelina placed the tray on the table and with a flick of dark wrist drew_off the cloth .
[ verb ] look through a book or other written material
"He thumbed through the report" "She leafed through the volume"
Used in print(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)
His mind flicked through the mental_pictures he had from the hours of Aircraft_Identification .
[ verb ] flash intermittently
"The lights flicked on and off"
Used in print(Thomas Anderson, Here Comes Pete Now....)
And I had hardly finished my business in the toilet on the aforementioned occasion when the lights in_that place , like the hall lights controlled from the switch in the office , flicked off_and_on impatiently .
[ verb ] remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5004
[ noun ] (film,performing arts) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"